Articles tagged with ‘Passive learning’
Is speaking more important than listening when learning Chinese?
It’s tempting to focus mostly on speaking when learning a foreign language. There’s nothing wrong with speaking from day one, but you shouldn’t allow that to overshadow your listening practice too much. Listening (and reading) accelerates your learning in a way that speaking (and writing) does not.Read →
How and why to use television to learn Chinese
Television is a valuable asset in the modern language learners toolkit. The medium provides a convenient way to enjoy large volumes of passive listening practice in a stress free environment. The combination of visual and auditory senses makes the medium accessible to the entire spectrum of Chinese learners, from the beginner through to advanced learners. This is article is about how and why to use television to learn Chinese.Read →